Koch, high on cocaine, drove away from deputies who tried to conduct a traffic stop on his Suburban. Officers pursued him through his neighborhood as he sped and waved at friends. After two law enforcement vehicles crashed during the pursuit, Deputy Marcus Staudt pulled up to the Suburban and fatally shot Koch. The Suburban crashed into a drainage ditch.

ID: 1763

Victms Name: Karl Buck Koch
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Houston
County: Harris
State: TX
Zip Code: 77067
Country: United States of America

Agency: Harris County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Koch, high on cocaine, drove away from deputies who tried to conduct a traffic stop on his Suburban. Officers pursued him through his neighborhood as he sped and waved at friends. After two law enforcement vehicles crashed during the pursuit, Deputy Marcus Staudt pulled up to the Suburban and fatally shot Koch. The Suburban crashed into a drainage ditch.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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